Manuscript consists of a fragment of the Bālabhārata by Paṇḍita Agastya, ending with the 9th Sarga. The complete work is said to contain 20 Sargas: see 'Classified index to the Sanskrit MSS. in the Palace at Tanjore' by A. C. Burnell (London, 1880), p.159b, and 'Das Mahābhārata' by A. Holtzmann, III, p.44.
It ends: prītosmi te prājñatamāya rājan yam icchasi bhrātṛṣu taṃ dadāmi uktas sa tenaivam upoḍhaharṣo jīvantam aicchan nakulan narendraḥ | 101 |
For a more extensive quotation from the beginning of the text, see Winternitz catalogue entry.
South Indian Sanskrit / Whish Manuscript Collection.
See ’A catalogue of South Indian Sanskrit manuscripts (especially those of the Whish Collection) belonging to the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland’ by M. Winternitz, with an appendix by F. W. Thomas (London: RAS, 1902) p.191-192. Go to http://tinyurl.com/j3tkdwj for a digital copy of this catalogue.
J. L. Whish, gift of manuscripts collected by his brother C. M. Whish, July 1836.